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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Sep 7, 2019 11:12am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Bruce 78

Oh man he and the band were ridiculous. Same thing a couple months later. In mid-December at Winterland. Man sure trusted his fans. I got to see Santa Claus Is Coming To Town. :) Greatest rock band ever imho.

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Poster: Vermoontains Date: Sep 7, 2019 12:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Bruce 78

I am glad you got to see them back then. I sure was lucky. The setlist looks the same to what I saw.Just watching this old black white grainy video the energy crackles off the screen. Max is pounding em and the Big Man is bringing it home.
What a great showman. I think he is one of the plainest of songwriters with Merle and Townes and Guy, some others. Having said that some of his songs formed a odd mythology of characters and scenes peculiar to a Jersey boy.
Here is the next night show.